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nnj Taliban fighters we've been in the Afghan city of Kunduz Monday taking over most of the city and one of the worst losses for Afghan forces in the fourteen year old U. S. led war Afghanistan bureau chief Jay Johnson is following the story that is the , first time since two thousand and one that , the decree comes a day before the one year anniversary of Afghan president Ashraf Ghani taking office as head of a unity government , and taking the city back will be no easy task , it's one thing to take back likely populated areas with the curiously hundred thousand people and their town and now controlled most parents we can expect to see a house to house fighting the Afghan forces are going to be very limited in what is usually never actually all that much since their heavy artillery , in crowded urban area I know it's likely to be long and contrasting the attack comes after the failure of Johnny's attempt to start peace talks and as the United States maintains a force of ninety eight hard , troops in , rather than cutting that number in half